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Toxics Cleanup Program

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Aquatic Lands Cleanup

The Aquatic Lands Cleanup Unit of the Toxics Cleanup Program serves as the central planning group for Department of Ecology sediment management activities:

  • Adoption and amendment of the Sediment Management Standards, Chapter 173-204 WAC
  • Sediment source control activities
  • Sediment cleanup activities
  • Dredged material management

Further information is available about the following activities or areas of interest connected with the Department of Ecology's sediment management program:

Cleanup Status Reports

State-wide Sediment Cleanup Sites

Search for a Cleanup Site

Other sediment-related links within Department of Ecology's website

Environmental Assessment Program

Toxics Cleanup Program Water Quality Program

Links to other sediment management agency sites

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